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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

18 Oct 2017

GRAPHIC-Central bank watching and currency bets

LONDON, Oct 18 Investor positioning in some of the world's biggest currencies has gone through major shifts in recent weeks as some of the world's top central banks prepare to unwind years of record stimulus policies.

16 Oct 2017

Unhedged debt stock could supercharge euro rise

LONDON Euro zone investors who have snapped up over a trillion euros worth of foreign debt without protecting the foreign exchange risk are rethinking that vulnerability because of the currency's hefty rally this year.

04 Oct 2017

Sterling bounces from 3-week lows on data

LONDON Sterling rebounded on Wednesday from a three-week low as a survey of Britain's dominant services sector showed growth sped up unexpectedly last month, raising expectations the Bank of England will hike interest rates in November.

04 Oct 2017

Sterling near day's highs on robust PMI data

LONDON Sterling held near the day's highs on Wednesday after a survey of Britain's dominant services sector showed growth sped up unexpectedly last month.

29 Sep 2017

Hedge funds look past the euro's stumble and like what they see

LONDON Hedge funds are looking past the euro's drop this week and remaining bullish, encouraged by an improved economy and political stabilization.

26 Sep 2017

Sterling slips for a 3rd day as economy worries weigh

LONDON Sterling fell for a third consecutive day on Tuesday as investors took profits on a recent bounce and worried about the weakening performance of the British economy.

25 Sep 2017

Euro slips after German election results

LONDON The euro snapped a two-day rising streak and edged lower on Monday after the German election results prompted some investors to lock profits into one of the most profitable currency trades of the year.

17 Sep 2017

Global debt may be understated by $13 trillion - BIS

LONDON Global debt may be under-reported by around $13 trillion (9.57 trillion pounds) because traditional accounting practices exclude foreign exchange derivatives used to hedge international trade and foreign currency bonds, the BIS said on Sunday.

15 Sep 2017

New hedging rules will make forex traders put up or shut up - every day

LONDON New European Union regulations on foreign exchange trading will make it harder and more expensive to manage currency risk, traders said, especially for large financial counterparties such as hedge funds and insurance companies.

14 Sep 2017

New hedging rules will make FX traders put up or shut up - every day

LONDON New European Union regulations on foreign exchange trading will make it harder and more expensive to manage currency risk, traders said, especially for large financial counterparties such as hedge funds and insurance companies.

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